Who are We?

Melanie Pike - Sports and Remedial Massage
Mel qualified as a Clinical Sports and Remedial Massage Practitioner in 2012 after suffering a serious ankle injury.  The rehabilitation process triggered her fascination of how touch can help change soft tissues and promote healing.  In 2013 Mel returned to Oxford School of Sports Massage as an Assistant Tutor, where she supported the delivery of Introduction to Massage Workshops and Diploma courses until 2020.  She is particularly interested in the biopsychosocial framework when treating a client's pain, and enjoys courses around evidence-based practice and learning modalities which can benefit her client base.  

tel: 07834 905 247



Clare Stephenson - Traditional Acupuncture


Clare is a former medical doctor with over 11 years’experience of working in hospital medicine and general practice in the NHS in the UK. She has trained both in China and in the UK in Traditional Acupuncture, and practised as an acupuncturist for 10 years from an Oxford-based clinic. She is the author of a textbook of clinical medicine which is currently used in the training of acupuncturists in the UK.

tel - 07979 730191

e-mail clarestephenson@doctors.org.uk

Frances Turner- Traditional Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Healing

Frances been in practice for over 20 years. Originally training in healing and massage, she qualified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in 1998, and divides her time between private practice and teaching. Originally a professional violinist Frances works a great deal with musicians, and incorporates sounding into her practice.She recently set up the Community Herb Clinic at the Centre, offering treatment at cost while conducting a teaching clinic.

tel: 07510 710245

email: francesturner.info@gmail.com 


Lesley Brett - Pilates and Massage

Lesley initially trained in remedial massage and subsequently as a McTimoney Chiropractor in Oxford. She now teaches Pilates at the pavilion in Cholsey, both in classes and individual sessions, and also offers gentle spinal manipulation. She has also recently completed the process of training to teach the larger studio equipment

tel: 01491 651103

e-mail: lesleybrett26@btinternet.com